I confess. I love collecting 35mm F3.5 lenses – I must have over 30 in my collection now. I mainly buy them to see if they are useful for UV-imaging. And if they are, then I add them onto my collection. Continue reading It’s official – I’m a collector of 35mm F3.5 lenses
I have just uploaded my next Insect-D-sight video onto Youtube. I have included visible and UV videos as well, so these can be compared with the two IDS-filtered videos.
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Earlier this year, I bought a set of Phottix Odin wireless triggers ( one transmitter and two receivers) to use with the Sony A7R, HVL-58AM and HVL-F43AM flash. Continue reading Review: Phottix Odin for Sony
This is a Rudbeckia fulgida I have finally managed to grow in my garden this year. Taken in studio. All images are stacked. Continue reading Rudbeckia fulgida
I have a daughter who loves attracting birds into our back garden. She has even used her own pocket money to buy bird food for this. Her mum bought her a bird feeder for her birthday this year, and this is kept stocked up with food for the birds. Continue reading Sony A6000 remote control app
I have tried quite a few filter changing adapters to mount various filters to some of my lenses. With 4 different filters (currently) to use when I shoot flowers, it is important to have a simple and effective method of changing filters. There are also photographers who use circular polarisers or neutral density filters regularly, who will find at least one of these adapters useful. Continue reading Review: Filter changing adapters
Stowe Garden is one of the famous National Trust landscape gardens in England. It is situated in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire. This is one of the sites we like to visit as a family, where we have had a few lovely picnics. Continue reading Stowe Garden
This is a flower from the genus Hypericum. The following are all stacked images. Continue reading Hypericum
This is an orange poppy (Papaver spp) grown in my garden. All are stacked images. Continue reading Poppy – orange
This is another flower grown in my garden this year. It is a white Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist, Ragged lady). It has a very distinct look in UVIVF, which gives it an ‘Alien’ look like it belongs in the movie ‘Avatar’. All are stacked images. Continue reading Nigella damascena – white